Plant ID forum→anybody know what this plant is

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san jose
Nov 30, 2018 12:22 PM CST
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it reminds me of a really muted mint plant. any guesses?
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Name: seil
St Clair Shores, MI (Zone 6a)
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Nov 30, 2018 2:19 PM CST
Os it soft or woody? It looks a little like russian olive.
Name: Larisa
Russia, Moscow (Zone 5a)
Nov 30, 2018 3:03 PM CST
As a guess ... Maybe it is purple sage (Salvia leucophylla)
Name: Porkpal
Richmond, TX
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Nov 30, 2018 5:08 PM CST
Do the leaves have any scent when crushed?
Name: Sherry Austin
Santa Cruz, CA (Zone 9a)
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Dec 1, 2018 10:14 PM CST
I'm pretty sure it's a Salvia.. I'd go with Larisa's guess of leucophylla.. It's a California native.. You might check out Betsy Clebsch's 2 books on Salvias if you wanted to learn more about them.. She's not far from you in Woodside.
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Name: Lin Vosbury
Sebastian, Florida (Zone 10a)

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Dec 2, 2018 4:31 PM CST
I agree, it appears to be a variety of pretty Purple Sage (Salvia leucophylla)

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